Reality TV World People News   Ratings News   Scheduling News   Application News   Spoiler News
Show Updates   Features & Interviews   Image Gallery   Message Boards   Shows Listing

HOME > OTHER ENTERTAINMENT NEWS > Quirky NEWS

Hydrant crash creates sinkhole


UPI News Service, 11/18/2009 

A driver who swerved to avoid a deer Wednesday in Connecticut struck a fire hydrant, creating a sinkhole that partially swallowed her car, authorities said.

ADVERTISEMENT
East Hartford Fire Capt. Ken Beliveau said the broken fire hydrant sent a geyser of water 25 feet into the air and the flood of water compromised the surface under the vehicle while firefighters rescued the unidentified woman, The Hartford (Conn.) Courant reported Wednesday.

"We started to move a little quicker," he said.

Assistant Fire Chief William Perez said the woman was taken to Hartford Hospital in stable condition.

Beliveau said the 4-foot-deep sinkhole swallowed the back end of the woman's Hyundai after she was pulled from the car. The vehicle was towed from the hole a few hours later.


DISCUSS AND COMMENT ON THIS STORY
Reality TV World now offers Facebook Comments on our stories. To post a comment, log into Facebook and then 'Add' your comment. To report spam or abuse, click the 'X' in the upper right corner of the comment box.


Get more Reality TV World! Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook or add our RSS feed.


Copyright 2009 by United Press International








Take Our User Survey





Page generated in 0.025673866271973 seconds
About Reality TV World   •   Advertise on Reality TV World  •   Contact Reality TV World  •   Privacy Policy   •   RSS Feed